Randy Furst

Reporter | Minneapolis
Phone: 612-673-7382
Randy Furst covers the U.S. District Court in Minnesota for the Star Tribune.

Recent content from Randy Furst

Bertha Smith, first black teacher in Minneapolis schools, dies at 94

Smith was a role model for generations of children, a respected community leader, a tireless volunteer and a transcendent figure in the early years of the civil rights movement in Minneapolis.

Updated: April 30, 2014, - 11:25 PM

Feds: No terrorist plot in Montevideo

Federal agents investigated claims against Buford “Bucky” Rogers, but admit now that they found no group plan of attack. Authorities are seeking a five-year sentence on weapons violations.

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 09:22 PM

Walter Mondale backs decision to pay a woman $30,000 less

Defense came during testimony in civil lawsuit against Norway.

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 05:44 AM

Ex-investment adviser admits to defrauding people of $6 million

The U.S. attorney’s office said some people lost their life savings in a $6 million investment fraud case.

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 03:07 PM

Mpls. man sues Roseville police over forceful arrest, Taser

Roseville cops are seen in video using a Taser and throwing a passenger to the ground.

Updated: April 16, 2014, - 09:58 PM

Militia leader from Maplewood pleads guilty to Fort Bragg ID theft

Keith Novak of Maplewood sold personnel information of Army service members to an FBI undercover employee.

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 09:49 PM

Damage from data snooping hard to prove

One case alleging illegal use of driver’s license data can go forward; most others tossed out.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 11:01 PM

Suit: Bemidji school bus driver forced boy to walk in cold as punishment

Bemidji school bus driver forced a 6-year-old to walk in subzero windchill in Feb. 2013 to teach him a lesson.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 08:41 PM

Twin Cities Occupy protesters can sue cops, judge rules

Their constitutional rights may have been violated when officers gave them marijuana; other suits hinted.

Updated: April 01, 2014, - 09:55 PM

Mankato woman pleads guilty to forced labor trafficking

A 59-year-old Mankato woman has pleaded guilty to one count of forced-labor trafficking in federal court in St. Paul for...

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 09:45 PM

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